FRV Goldseeker 7A/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7A/73
Cruise period1973-08-21 — 1973-09-06
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the lobster stocks off the Outer Hebrides and the north coast of the Scottish mainland.
2. To compare the lobster catching efficiencies of east coast and parlour creels fitted with 5 inch or 6 inch eyes.
3. To trawl for Nephrops.
4. To dredge for scallops.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7A/73 cruise report goldseeker07a_73.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificOuter Hebrides and N Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: dredging for pecten maximus